North West Forecast

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Forecast issued at 4:15 pm EST on Sunday 24 January 2021.

Weather Situation

The monsoon trough extends over the Gulf, Cape York Peninsula and northern Coral Sea, and is expected to remain slow moving over the next few days. A number of embedded low pressure systems within the trough may deepen over the start of next week, particularly over the western Gulf and the far eastern Coral Sea. A ridge extends along the east coast to the south of the trough, weakening during the start of the week as a trough extends from the Coral Sea into the central and southeastern coastal parts from Tuesday.

Forecast for the rest of Sunday

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower in the southwest, becoming less likely later tonight. Near zero chance of rain elsewhere. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds.

Monday 25 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northwest to northeasterly 15 to 20 km/h in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Fire Danger - Low-Moderate

Sun protection 8:40am to 5:00pm, UV Index predicted to reach 15 [Extreme]

7 day Town Forecasts

Precis Icon Location Min Max
Possible shower or storm. Mount Isa 26 38

Tuesday 26 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower from the late morning. The chance of a thunderstorm from the late morning. Winds north to northwesterly 15 to 20 km/h tending west to northwesterly in the morning then becoming light in the middle of the day. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Wednesday 27 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (30%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming east to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the afternoon then becoming light during the evening. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

Thursday 28 January

Partly cloudy. Slight (20%) chance of a shower. The chance of a thunderstorm. Light winds becoming northeast to southeasterly 15 to 20 km/h during the morning. Overnight temperatures falling to the mid to high 20s with daytime temperatures reaching around 40.

The next routine forecast will be issued at 5:00 am EST Monday.

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